Iran arrests IS-linked group planning attacks - state TV | Reuters

DUBAI Iranian security forces have arrested members of a group linked to Islamic State which had planned bombings and suicide attacks in religious centres, state television reported on Saturday.

Intelligence Ministry agents "were able to arrest a group linked to Daesh (Islamic state) that intended to carry out terror operations in religious cities, and (seized) explosive and suicide attack equipment," the television said.

(Reporting by Dubai newsroom; Editing by Angus MacSwan)

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Published Date: Jun 24, 2017 22:02 PM | Updated Date: Jun 24, 2017 22:02 PM

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